Matthew McCullough


Research group:  Elementary Particles  
Telephone number:  ++44 (0)1865 273605 
Email address:  mccull 'at' thphys.ox.ac.uk
Room number:  Room 1. Dalitz Institute for Fundamental Physics 
Postal address:  Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics
1 Keble Road
Oxford, OX1 3NP
England 
About:  I am a student in the fourth year of a four year DPhil (PhD) working in Theoretical Particle Physics. My interests mainly orbit dark matter, supersymmetry breaking, neutrino masses and the strong-CP problem.  
A (short) list of preprints and publications:  Preprints
Outreach/media stuff:  Physics World
Some talks I've given:  21st April 2011, Palais des Papes, Avignon
Progress on Old and New Themes in cosmology (PONT) 2011
"Spontaneous Matter Genesis." 
  27th Jan 2011, Southampton University
High Energy Particle Thursday Seminar
"Multiple supersymmetry breaking sectors. Origins, spectra, and uses." 
  18th Nov 2010, Durham IPPP
IPPP Seminar
"Multiple supersymmetry breaking sectors. Origins, spectra, and uses." 
  17th Nov 2010, University of Edinburgh
Particle Theory Seminar
"Multiple supersymmetry breaking sectors. Origins, spectra, and uses." 
  28th Oct 2010, University of Oxford
Particle Theory Journal Club
"Stimulated Supersymmetry Breaking" 
  13th Sep 2010, Universita del Salento, Lecce, Italy
The 4th UniverseNet School: Frontiers of particle cosmology.
"The Goldstini Variations" 
  1st June 2010, CERN
Planck 2010: From the Planck Scale to the ElectroWeak Scale
"Capture of Inelastic Dark Matter in White Dwarf Stars" 
  11th Feb 2010, University of Oxford
Particle Theory Journal Club
"Detecting Inelastic Dark Matter" 
  28th May 2009, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Padova, Italy
Planck 2009: From the Planck Scale to the ElectroWeak Scale
"Inelastic Dark Matter, Non-Standard Halos and the DAMA/LIBRA Results" 
  7th April 2009, University of Oxford
Annual conference of the High Energy Particle Physics group of the Institute of Physics
"Inelastic Dark Matter and Non-Standard Halos" 
  24th March 2009, University of Leeds
Institute of Physics Astroparticle Physics Student Meeting
"Inelastic Dark Matter and the DAMA/LIBRA Results" 
  12th March 2009, University of Oxford
Particle Physics Graduate Student Symposium
"Inelastic Dark Matter" 
  20 November 2008, University of Oxford
Particle Theory Journal Club
"Inelastic Dark Matter and Non-Standard Halo Models" 
Undergraduate Teaching Experience:  2010-Present, University College, Oxford
Stipendiary Lecturer, 2nd and 3rd year courses 
  2007-2010, University College, Oxford
Graduate Supervisor, 1st year, Maths Week 
  2008-2009, New College, Oxford
Tutor, 2nd year Optics 
  2009-2010, New College, Oxford
Tutor, 3rd year Atomic, Nuclear and Particle Physics 
  2009, New College, Oxford
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